There are many opportunities to volunteer, contact the presidents or committee chairs if you are interested!
2018-2019 Executive Board
President: Jennifer Green
Manage day to day PTO operations. PTO Committee Chairs report to the Presidents.
Vice Presidents: Jana Rumminger and Erin Johnson
Responsible for specific events, such as the town Spelling Bee, Annual PTO Speaker, etc. Liason to Central Council. Manage content on school bulletin boards as well as lost and found.
Treasurers: Carissa Wong and Christine Farley
Manage PTO budget. Resposible for managing payments during fundraisers and financial reporting.
Secretary: Polly Klein
Format and distribute PTO meeting agendas. Report PTO minutes during meetings and publish PTO website.
Communications: Jie Gao and Karen Gurian
Communicate with the Bates community; maintain PTO website and calendar; coordinate information with Bates Blast Coordinator.
Advisor: Tara Ventura
Apparel: Nicole Talma, Katya Daniel & Hillery Lee
Book Fair Chairpersons: Suzanne Nielsen, Meghan Harney, Emily Halpern & Christine Farley
Easy Money: Kathleen Swenson
Pumpkin Fair: Michelle Benfer, Lucia Epstein, and Jing Jiang
Online Payments: Alyssa Akgonul
Committee 21: Lee Duvall
PAC (Parent Advisory Committee): Mariela Vargas
METCO REP: Anna Humphrey
Bates Directory: Aine Jennings
5th grade Student Council & Jobs:
5th grade activities: Jill Murphy & Hillary Morris
Creative Arts & Sciences:
Julie Gesner & Courtney Koenig
Alyssa Akognul & Susan Zimmer
Field Day: Carrie Gunnette, Peta Taylor-Smith & Sue Gibbons
Library Chair: Deb McGinn & Erin Raycroft
New Families: Lauren Sumner & Lee Duvall
Room Parent Coordinator: Heidi Ligibel
School Picture Day: Jill Murphy & Suki Volk
School Photographer: Dari Pillsbury